"Black / White" begins with a series of 200 frames flickering in a 25tel seconds rhythm, alternately black and white, before it slows down continuously to a 1.25tel rhythm. After 10 seconds it reaches 125 images = 5 seconds and ends white as a metaphor for theoretically infinite.
The Lutz Mommartz Film Archive is a collection of the film works of German film-maker Lutz Mommartz, considered to be one of the pioneers in the film genre known as the "other cinema". Mommartz was born in Erkelenz in 1934 and spent most of his life in Düsseldorf. He began making movies in 1967 and eventually became Professor of Film at the Kunstakademie Münster. He still lives and works in Germany, dividing his time between Düsseldorf and Berlin.